Chicken Tortilla Salad Recipe

This warm salad is a lighter alternative to your favorite tortilla soup!

Serves:
4

Ingredients:

  • Fresh Express American Mix
  • 2 cups rotisserie chicken
  • 1 cup reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1 cup frozen corn, thawed
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 4 lime wedges
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded & diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, seeded & diced
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 1 cup thinly sliced tortilla chip strips

Instructions:

  • Empty salad bag into a large bowl.
  • Add chicken, corn, 1/4 cup of cilantro, peppers and onion.
  • Toss with the salsa vinaigrette dressing.
  • Portion into bowls and top with cheese, tortilla strips and the remaining cilantro.
  • Squeeze fresh lime juice on top.

Dressing Ingredients:

  • 1 cup prepared salsa
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 4 Tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 2 Tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Dressing Instructions:

  • In a blender, mix all ingredients.
  • If dressing is too thick, thin with a little lime juice or water.
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